Nanotechnology today is growing very rapidly and has infinite applications in
almost everything we do. The medicine we take, food we eat, chemicals we use,
car we drive and much much...
Article - 8 Nov 2006
Just as the key building block to life on earth is the carbon atom, carbon is the key to one of the most promising branches of nanotechnology. Much of the current research and commercialisation of...
Article - 15 Jul 2006
A brief review of buckminsterfullerene is presented. Aspects such as the definition, discovery, production, properties, structure and applications are covered.
Article - 10 May 2004
Luna Innovations has announced that it plans to produce novel buckyball "Trimetaspheres", soccerball-shaped molecules made of a carbon exterior which enclose three metal atoms as a contrast agent for...
Article - 2 Apr 2004
Researchers at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas have found that a type of buckyball, can cause significant brain damage in fish. The preliminary study is only small but has demonstrated...
Article - 2 Mar 2004
This article provides a good introduction to some of the more basic nanosized carbon structures such as buckminsterfullerene or buckyballs and single and multi walled carbon nanotubes. The structures...
Article - 7 Nov 2003
A joint team from the University of Toronto and Carleton University has used buckyballs to create a new material for processing information using light. Posted September 15 2003
Article - 6 Nov 2003
Wave-particle duality has been observed in a biomolecule and buckyballs. Posted September 5 2003
Article - 19 Sep 2006
Nanoparticles are ultra small objects with dimensions measured in nanometres (nm). Nanoparticles typically have at least one dimension less than 100nm in size.
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles could be used in a number of ways to benefit the agricultural industry. Fertiliser made from buckyballs, TiO2 nano-mixtures, using iron nanoparticles in soil cleanup...